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OnPolitics Today: Tax oxygen? Trump's considering it

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OnPolitics Today: Tax oxygen? Trump's considering it

Oxygen. Cat food. Yarn, sandblasters and shingles. All could get pricier under new tariffs threatened by President Trump, which would effectively tax those goods — and thousands more — as they arrive in the U.S. from China. Trump claims China already uses "harmful industrial policies" that make the tariffs payback for unfair practices. China, which says Trump's ignoring well-established trade rules, could hit back with its own levies (again). Republicans and Democrats alike thumbs-downed the tariffs list that dropped Tuesday, as did U.S. business owners who expect to be hurt by them. This is OnPolitics Today: Subscribe here. Getting negative at NATO Ah, NATO. A group of friendly allied nations